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Antioch School Section

  • Reception this Saturday at Antioch School—Chris Powell to retire

    Antioch School Older Group teacher Chris Powell is retiring at the end of this year after 28 years at the school. A celebration in her honor takes place this Saturday, May 14, at 2 p.m. The photo shows Powell and students making carrot whistles in September, 2015, under the guidance of artist-in-residence Jonathan Crocker. (News Archive Photo by Carol Simmons)

    After 28 years at The Antioch School, beloved Older Group teacher Chris Powell will retire at the end of this school year.

  • Longtime Antioch School teacher to be honored on Saturday

    Antioch School Older Group teacher Chris Powell is retiring at the end of this year after 28 years at the school. A celebration in her honor takes place this Saturday, May 14, at 2 p.m. The photo shows Powell and students making carrot whistles in September, 2015, under the guidance of artist-in-residence Jonathan Crocker. (News Archive Photo by Carol Simmons)

    A celebration in honor of retiring Antioch School teacher Chris Powell will take place Saturday, May 14, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the school on Corry Street.

  • Antioch School Forest Kindergarten— Where the wild things are

    In Antioch School’s Forest Kindergarten program, the outdoors serves as laboratory and playground. Pictured, Kaede Eto took water samples from the river last month — while also holding fast to her doll. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    the Kindergarten group at Antioch School has succeeded in beginning every school week exploring, playing and learning out-of-doors. They call it Forest Kindergarten.

  • Students explore, learn and play in Forest Kindergarten

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    As the 2015–16 school year heads into its final month, the Kindergarten group at Antioch School has succeeded in beginning every school week exploring, playing and learning out-of-doors. They call it Forest Kindergarten.

  • Antioch School fundraiser— Comedy gala returns

    Nationally touring comedian Suzanne Westenhoefer will be performing at the Antioch School’s annual auction gala and comedy show Saturday, Mar. 5, at the Foundry Theater. (Submitted photo © Ellie Perez)c

    In its 20th year — and its fifth including a comedy show segment — the 2016 Antioch School Auction Gala & Comedy Show will be Saturday, March 5, at the college’s Foundry Theater.

  • Mudding puppies at the Antioch School

    In April, students and teachers started the straw bale playhouse project — which will have an open loft, a ladder and a slide — with a frame, followed by bales; last week they applied several coats of mud plaster. For more on the straw bale playhouse, go to antiochschool.org. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The Antioch School students have been working with builders-in-residence Beth and Andy Holyoke to build a straw bale playhouse of the kindergartner’s design.

  • Antioch School to present ‘Alice’

    In front, from left, Felix Buehrig as Alice is pulled down the rabbit hole by White Rabbit Galen Sieck while, in second row, Sarah Gansz, the Cheshire Cat, grins, March Hare Selah Griffin and Dormouse Lida Boutis look on and Samantha Snyder, also Alice, is greeting Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, Zay Crawford and Timmy Bold. In back left, Ibi Chappelle, as Mad Hatter, is running late. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A children’s book that started as an improvised story to entertain a 10-year-old girl on a row boat named Alice is being staged by children of the Antioch School.

  • Antioch School LG Store

    Isaac Stiles (in the hood) and Jonah Summers sold strawberry-marshmallow-watermelon fruit kabobs at the store ‘Caveman Campfire Snacks’ to other Antioch School students with Antioch play money. (photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    On April 22, Antioch School’s Younger Group opened their stores on the Bryan Center lawn, where they small toys, clothes and snacks for sale using Antioch play money.

  • Mad undertaking

    In front, from left, Felix Buehrig as Alice is pulled down the rabbit hole by White Rabbit Galen Sieck while, in second row, Sarah Gansz, the Cheshire Cat, grins, March Hare Selah Griffin and Dormouse Lida Boutis look on and Samantha Snyder, also Alice, is greeting Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, Zay Crawford and Timmy Bold. In back left, Ibi Chappelle, as Mad Hatter, is running late. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The Antioch School is staging “Alice in Wonderland” for its annual spring musical.

  • Antioch School fundraiser— Lord headlines comedy gala benefit

    Leighann Lord, a New York City comedian inspired by George Carlin, Rita Rudner and Franklyn Ajaye, will perform a stand-up routine at the Antioch School’s 19th annual Auction Gala and Comedy Show Saturday, March 7, at the Antioch College Foundry Theater. (Submitted photo)

    While it’s sometimes wise to avoid sitting in the front row at a comedy show, Leighann Lord will share laughs — not attacks — with her audience at a local fundraiser this weekend for a 93-year-old private school. The New York City comedian’s stand-up routine touches on everything from aging parents to dating after divorce, […]

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